Thanks to a tweet from Donald Shoup, I came across this in the Skyscraper Pages – an almost artistic rendering of what surface parking lots have done to North American cities.
Here, for instance, is Houston:
By comparison, Portland:
All the cities that have been added are here. I’m sure they’d welcome a contribution of Vancouver if someone wants to take the time.
UPDATE: Vancouver done!
UPDATE: Daniel Bowen – Average Australian – was inspired to do a map of the Hoddle Grid in Melbourne.
UPDATE: Frances Bula explores reduced parking demand in downtown Vancouver in this piece in The Globe and Mail.